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Flying officers cup 2021: Hard work pays says three goals Edo Queens heroine Emem

Edo Queens forward, Emem Essien has expressed her hope that her hardwork has started paying off, following her second half Hat-trick against NWFL Championship side, Dannaz Ladies FC on Thursday evening.

The former Ibom Angels forward was a second half substitute in the game against Dannaz Ladies and scored her first of the day on the hour mark, running on to nod in a cross from left back, Rebbeca Ajimuda.

Her second came in the 91st minute, while the third, a beautiful goal, came in at 94th minute of play.

“I have been working hard and am glad it is finally paying off.’ Emem said.

“I am happy for my Hat-trick, it simply means that I have to do more and keep working hard in every game and training session, because I am hungry and want more success in my career.

“My coach have been so supportive and am elated that I could finally repay her trust and believe in me.

‘I am ready and focused to take every chances that comes my way with both hands. I am working hard and am delighted to see that pay off with my goals and even more happier to see my team win.” She concluded.

Edo Queens will face Dannaz Ladies in their last group game on Saturday afternoon at the Area 10 Sports Complex, Abuja.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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